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Aliza Cohen

Berkeley, CA

About Aliza Cohen

Berkeley, CA

Aliza Cohen grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and received a BA in Art from UC Santa Cruz and an MFA in Painting from Boston University where she studied with English painter John Walker. A relentless observer, she is captivated by contrast, whether visual, philosophical or conceptual. Her work, which includes paintings, drawings, prints, and textiles has been exhibited nationally and internationally. She is the recipient of several awards including a residency at the Jentel Foundation in Wyoming, a Kala Art Institute Printmaking Residency, an Artist Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center and the Constantin Alajov Award at Boston University. She currently works out of her studio in Richmond CA.

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Other works by Aliza Cohen

Selected Exhibitions

  • Root Division
    San Francisco, CA, 2015
  • Berkeley Art Center
    Berkeley CA, 2015
  • SFMOMA Artists Gallery
    San Francisco, CA, 2014

Press and Accolades

  •, Journal Interview
    October 2015
  • SFMOMA Submission Friday
    August, 2015
  •, Jentel Presents Radio Interview
    August, 2015


  • Boston University, MFA
    Boston, MA,2005 
  • UC Santa Cruz, BA
    Santa Cruz, CA,2002 

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